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and is crucial to u.s. ally israel's defense. we have fox team coverage. ed henry at the white house, looking at the administration's evolving policy. but leland vittert has more. >> reporter: just past midnight in cairo, where it is relatively calm but far from quiet, given rumors that hosni mubarak, former president, may get out of jail. right now, it appears as though the army is winning the battle for the strength against the muslim brotherhood gunmen and battle for hearts and minds of the egyptian people, although it is coming at a high price. under a banner on state tv reading egypt fighting terrorism, a military jet brought back the bodies of 25 police recruits killed execution style overnight by jihadist militants and left on the side of a road in the sinai peninsula. a clear message of revenge from groups loyal to the muslim brotherhood, allegedly for the death of 36 brotherhood prisoners in an escape attempt from this jail earlier sunday. egypt's military hoped to prevent such attacks by rounding up hundreds of brotherhood supporters and leadership, along with this man, the brother
. the agend ahandling the crisis in egypt and if the u.s. will continue its financial military relationship. >>> premeditated murder. did the bladerunner plan to kill his girlfriend riva steencamp. >>> plus reggie wayne light ups the preseason. >>> are lilo's six trips to rehab enough for a turnaround. >>> and the most expensive car ever sold at auction. "early today" starts right now. >> announcer: this is "early today" for monday, august 19th. >>> good morning. i'm richard lui. today could be a difficult day for fire crews in the west. the beaver creek fire has scorched nearly 160 square miles. it's located about two hours east of boise. officials ordered the evacuation of some 2,300 homes but have some optimism at the moment as more crews arrive to fight the flames. >> it's emotional to see our landscape changing and to know that people that we love could possibly be in danger. >> we need an army out there and we've got it. hundreds of firefighters. i know they are doing all that they can. >> some 90 fire engines are on the ground working to protect homes and businesses. the fire started
in an ambush. >>> the e.u. holds an emergency meeting trying to stop the brutal violence as some u.s. lawmakers call for an end to military aid to egypt. >>> a tearful oscar pistorius indicted today on charges he murdered his model girlfriend. he is set to stand trial this winter in south africa. our legal panel weighs in. >>> so many kids are using smartphones these days. a new study said, staring at that little screen could cause permanent damage to young eyes. the doctor is in. it is all "happening now." jon: and horrific news out of egypt on this monday as calls increase here at home to stop spending your tax dollars on a country in such turmoil. good morning. i'm jon scott. >> i'm heather nauert in for jenna lee today. there is a lot boeing on. we begin more violence in the arab world, the most populous nation suspected militants kill at least 25 police officers in a brazen day time attack in the sinai peninsula. meantime egyptian officials say 36 islamists died while they were in government custody. the circumstances of their deaths is unclear. we're continuing to watch that. people on al
to a state prosecutor that confirmed to us that the charges are still premeditated murder, they believe that pistorius that reeva was in that bathroom when he fired those shots. most interesting on the indictment some of the state witnesses heard a woman scream, followed by gun shots, and then the woman screaming. veronica? >> claudio, thank you. >>> more bloodshed in egypt, as more promorsi supporters are killed. the new york times reports that the obama administration is taking preliminary steps to withhold aid to egypt. >> with the recent violent crackdown i don't see how we can continue aid. >> the act of the last few days is completely uncon shenable. i believe we have to change our aid. >> change our relationship with the military. >> joining us live now from cairo is yussef, what is the latest. >> reporter: another attack in the border town of rafa. in the northern town of the sinai peninsula. nbc news has learned that 28 conscripts from the police were on their way in two mini buses to the town, they were ambushed by armed gunmen. they were ordered down and then machine gun fire
of civil war. gregg: can you tell us any more about these breaking news reports that hosni mubarak who has been jailed for a very long time will now be released? >> those reports come only from his hour. his hour says he will be released. whether that will happen is yet on seen. up would think the army wouldn't take such a bold move. it was two years ago hosni mubarak was deposed in the revolutionary coup that happened by the army. you wouldn't think the army is going to try and have mubarak released as the first they can they do in the week of the muslim brotherhood violence. egypt you could equate to a bonfire that just needs a match to be thrown on that gas-soaked firewood. martha: u.s. lawmakers once in support of continuing our $1.3 billion aid to egypt, some of them are changing their minds. here is the ranking member of the snalts foreign relations committee. >> i think the actions the last week will cause us to you spend aid. and it's a time to -- time to recalibrate and look at what else our national end. martha: 9:30 this morning we'll be our guest here in america's newsroom and
the judge blocked key evidence and presented prosecutors saying they could not use key witnesses they wanted to and explain the motive behind the attack. major nidal hasan is a cowed of killing 13 and wounding 30 others in fort. >> good to see you. interesting turn of events today. one of the final steps of the prosecution and from the prosecution's side was to dwelve in major hasan radicalization and the power point presentation he put together two years on the attacks that focused on suicide bombings and muslims fighting. the judge said it was to remote in time and may be interpreted in different ways. she ruled that the prosecuting attorneys could not introduce evidence of e-mail exchanges between hassan and a l- a la wki to avoid confusion between motive and defense of others. she rowelled that hassan could not use defense of other in the strategy. but the judge osborne allowed web searches to remain in. evidence that hasan looked for things on the internet as jihad. it is considered a blow to the family victims. but military analyst say that the prosecution still has plenty to secure a
to the southeastern united states. more rain to that area. indra is tracking this for us. it seems you have been tracking it for weeks, even months. >> the swath from the gulf of mexico to the southeast is impressive to see. they can't handle anymore of this rain. heavy rain and high winds battered much of the southeast this weekend bringing flash floods and record rainfall. check out what members of one church saw after sunday service. waist deep water covering their car doors. a foot of rain fell in less than an hour. business owners along highway 49 found water rushing into their stores. >> fire trucks are out there. >> it didn't get that much rain from katrina. >> reporter: these motor "rick's list"s were stuck. a swath of tropical moisture drenched the gulf coast to the carolinas. in miami beach, an elderly couple was killed while swimming. >> they were in cardiac arrest. we worked them to the hospital. they were pronounced dead. >> reporter: they weren't alone. they came to the aid of at least 50 swimmers. here is what we are talking ability t. tropical moisture in the yucatan over the wee
for the yankees slugger. his attorney joins us exclusively today, monday, august 19th, 2013. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1-a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on a monday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm savannah guthrie along side natalie morales and mike bettis is in for al this morning. this is our temporary home. how does it feel? >> i like it. i think it's great. i like it into august and maybe september. not sure i'd like it in february but i like it right now. >> i hope it doesn't rain. >> we brought an umbrella. >> we'll show you what's happening inside studio 1-a, it is a bit of a construction site today. >> they cleared the set out over the weekend. they work a lot faster than most contractors obviously and hopefully we'll have this done, as we mentioned, sometime in early september. we'll get back in there but right now it's fan appreciation week on the plaza. >> that's right. we have a lot of news about fan appreciation week. but in the meantime we have a lot of news to get to and we'll s
for inviting us into your home tonight. that's it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. ♪ ♪ veteran actor dick van dyke rescued from a burning car on a l.a. freeway. the dramatic story just in to fox news. plus, beauty and the blade runner. the olympic athlete cries in court. the olympic athlete oscar prestorous indicted for killing his magazine model girlfriend. he claims he thought she was an intruder. prosecutors say they can prove that's not how this went down. did the british military assassinate princess diana? plenty of people call it just another conspiracy theory. so why is scotland yard investigating? plus, the 12-year-old who survived a bear attack. >> i got away. and then i ran and then it came and got me again. >> tonight, the confrontation, her escape, and how she is doing now. >> but first from fox this monday night, the iconic actor dick van dyke survived an explosive emergency when his car burst into flames in los angeles. and here it is. the california highway patrol confirms this is the actor's jaguar unrecognizable under that ball of fire. it hap
put to use in the summer. they're dousing that area with water to ward off any potential embers that could come that way. i'm here at the base camp. we have 1200 firefighters battling this blaze. whatever you talk about wildfires you always have to talk about the wind. it's starting to pick up a bit today. it was calmer earlier. that's not going to be good news. hopefully it will die down this afternoon and as you said the fire officials definitely want to try to save these very affluent areas. a lot of celebrities have homes here. right now about 2200 homes are under this mandatory evacuation order. there's a shelter that's been set up at a local high school. we were there a little while ago. a few dozen of those folks there. as we said fire crews taking this very seriously. at this point not much in the way of damage. just a few buildings that have burned. the fire crews taking this seriously. back to you. >> we wish them the very best. just starting to try to dweel that fire. we're paying close attention to this, we're talking about medical marijuana and began on gay conversi
a sound bite that said the u.s. will pay for this. because the next terrorist, and the next terrorist attack will likely come out of the people being suppressed right now. the biggest fear. when anything like this happens around the world, the united states doesn't immediately step in. although another group of people say that's egypt, that country. let's let them deal with their situation. >> sure. let's hope they do. >> absolutely. >> u.n. inspectors in syria to investigate claims the government used chemical weapons against rebels. president assad promised to cooperate. with the u.n. team. its mission will be limited to investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in three areas. >> this morning, double amputee, olympic sprinter, oscar pistorius formally charged in south africa in a courtroom with premeditated murder in the shooting of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. pistorius insists he shot her by mistake insisting she was an intruder. rob nelson is in south africa with the latest. >> reporter: our first look at the formal case against oscar pistorius, nicknamed the blade r
in line than us. things are -- from las vegas all the way from tahoe to truckee to reno. lake county, mendocino, maybe napa in line. slightly cooler today. yesterday, it was hot. today will be warm to hot to muggy. partly sunny, partly cloudy, possible possible -- possible showers. foggy on parts of the coast. back to school forecast, we're focusing this time on san francisco. there's pretty good gusts. three reports about 20 miles an hour. most locations are calm. that's not the case in parts of san francisco. 56, 64 we'll go for a high of 68 depending upon where you are in the city. 70 in antioch. upper 60s, 56 in san francisco. there's lot of 60s to 70s. the cloud cover streaming right off the sierra, coming back from the sacramento valley to the north bay and some lightning strikes have developed into fresno. that might develop later on. we have fog going west to east. but the high and mid-level clouds going east to west. fog, sun, clouds, very warm, muggy, humid. clouds building, possible showers and thundershowers. more likely the north bay. it's kind of a broad brush forecast
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